This Skinner Knife was designed for everything from large game hunting down to wilderness survival small game hunting. The grip is designed to fit the ergonomics of the hand, again allowing for extended use with minimal fatigue and with the tightening at the hilt you can achieve a firm purchase of the grip with maximum control when pulling the blade through your cut. This Hunting/utility knife is hand crafted to be functional and not just for looks. This knife holds a great edge and for the handle the dark walnut wood grip are locked in place with the multiple Brass pins. The handle has a very smooth grip to it which feels natural when held in the hand.